Creamy White FudgeRecipe Index: Desserts > Fudge
1-1/2 pounds white confectioners' coating*
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk)
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 to 1 cup chopped nuts
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
In heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt confectioners' coating with sweetened condensed milk and salt. Remove from heat; stir in nuts and vanilla. Spread evenly into wax paper lined 8 or 9 inch square pan. Chill 2 hours or until firm. Turn fudge onto cutting board; peel off paper and cut into squares. Store tightly covered at room temperature.
MICROWAVE: In 2 quart glass measure, combine coating, sweetened condensed milk and salt. Microwave on full power (high) 3 to 5 minutes or until coating melts, stirring after 3 minutes. Stir in nuts and vanilla. Proceed as above.
PRALINE FUDGE: Omit vanilla. Add 1 teaspoon maple flavoring and 1 cup chopped pecans. Proceed as above.
CONFETTI FUDGE: Omit nuts. Add 1 cup chopped mixed candied fruit. Proceed as above.
RUM RAISIN FUDGE: Omit vanilla. Add 1-1/2 teaspoons white vinegar, 1 teaspoon rum flavoring and 3/4 cup raisins. Proceed as above.
CHERRY FUDGE: Omit nuts. Add 1 cup chopped candied cherries.
*White confectioners' coating can be purchased in candy speciality stores.